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FOX
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
want to have their commitment to a safe environment on campus. and the administration said it hopes to have -- it's hosted a number of special programs with speakers that focus on conflict resolutions. alexis simpson was there all day at the prince georges county courthouse in upper marlboro watching as lawyers for both sides picked the jury. opening statements in her murder trial are expected to begin next tuesday after the veteran's day holiday. it's a case that still gives students pause for reflection. >> we send judge -- we should leave that in the hands of the judicial system. that is why they're here. they will pick or whether an act of a greg. >> reporter: prosecutors say it was an act of aggression. that simpson chose to end the life. police say that simpson attacked her roommate, 18-year- old dominique frazier after the two argued over music played on an ipod. witnesses say the two were separated but simpson was pushed into her bedroom. they say it all ended when simpson came out on the attack with the scissors. >> i want -- and that is on trial. [ indiscernible ] >> yeah.
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
where we almost want to keep them in a sterile environment, not necessarily the best thing because that is how kids build up immunities, right? >> right. i mean now we are pretty much saying well, maybe it is good to eat a little dirt. >> okay. are you an actual doctor? where did we get this guest? okay. >> mankind survived for many generations doing so and it is only in the last few generations that we've become so clean. >> that's right. >> and i'm interested in the shellfish allergies because my mom had the same problem. she turned like 50. one day, she had crab and never again. >> you develop it late in life. once you developed it, it is there. >> and why would that develop all of a sudden? ican't really tell you that. >> is this anything can you do to -- other than be exposed as a young child. is there anything you can do to prevent allergies? >> i think maybe the answer is that you are constantly he can forked to things so that you keep your level of tolerance up. if you are allergic to an antibiotic, if you have been desensitized to it and then stop taking the antibiotic, you bec
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
environment that's appealing to you and that leaves you feeling comfortable and that's a very individual experience. >> reporter: the problem is, she says, you don't know what you don't like until you've tried it and trial and error when it comes to pillows can be costly. market research shows that 620% of americans experience symptoms of insomnia or sleep disorders. companies across america are trying to sell us a perfect night sleep with pills, premium mattress, high-tech pillows, white noise machines, aroma therapy. it's fast become a $20 billion industry. >> when you touch it, you feel it, you just want to lay on it. >> forget the old down pillow feathers. one hotel in d.c. has a pillow menu. >> this is nice behind the comfort. this is number 1. it's very comfortable. has a million and one air beads in it. >> front desk manager devon hingle says that their guests love the menu. >> create comfort and then a low level of customization. >> i actually think that's a great idea. if you are thinking about a very expensive pillow, it might be able to combine it with a vacation weekend and t
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
a huge issue. we want to be comfortable at night. you want to have a bed environment that's appealing to you and that leaves you feeling comfortable and that's a very individual experience. >> reporter: the problem is she says you don't know what you don't like until you've tried it and trial and error when it comes to pillows can be costly. market research shows nearly 60% of americans experience symptoms of insomnia or sleep disorders. companies across america are trying to sell us a perfect night's sleep with pills, premium mattresses, hi-tech pillows, white noise machines, aroma therapy, fast become a $24 billion a year industry. >> when you feel it, touch it, you just want to lay on it. >> reporter: forget the down feather pillows. one hotel in d.c. we found has a pillow menu. the liaison on capitol hill, six of them on the menu. >> definitely there's a science behind the comfort. this is like no. 1. it's very comfortable. it has a million and one air beads in it. >> reporter: the front desk manager says their guests love the menu. >> first of all, create comfort for th
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
that kind of thing and the affect it's beginning to have on our environment? >> the question now is really not whether each weather event is caused by global warming but the climates have warmed and the weather will form anyway but all forming in a much wetter climate. and the sea level is rising. especially in our region from north carolina to massachusetts. sea level rises accelerating at three times the rest of the green. gulf stream changes and so on. so the storm surge will get worse with time. >> when you mention global warming or climate change particularly here in the united states and particularly here in washington, those terms have become politicized and people debate about is it caused by humans? should we be funding research into this. all that kind of thing. but what you just said, those are facts. the water is warming, the sea level is rising. >> yes. >> and so these weather events that would form anyway, how does that impae weather events? for example, could that contribute to a storm like sandy developing the way it developed? >> yes. from the fundamental level we k
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 4:25am EST
school food environment, it is a really good start. >> reporter: the center for science in the public interest says we need more federal involvement, not less. but critics draw the line at the lunchroom door. >> i think the result will be a lot of wasted food. >> they eat the fries and burger and throw out the vice president tables and fruit. >> reporter: it is the same at schools across the country where what is healthy is trashed. though in fairfax county, the machine use is put to the taste test j nothing going on the menu that hasn't passed a taste party. >> reporter: fairfax too bans judge junk food vending during school. still a report card by cspi gave virginia a d and maryland a d plus. while schools have cracked down, they face a backlash, not just from kids but parents revolting. >> they feel in some ways it is unamerican that their children should be able to make choices they want to make. >> reporter: unamerican for schools to ban what is bad for you. they kenny make kids eat it. sherry ly, fox 5 news. ox 5 new >> all right -- they can't make kids eat it. james wright the
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 10:00pm EST
ocean. that's a unique environment, but not today. they were in board safely. if you've ever played hoops on board an aircraft carrier or had a basketball game canceled due to intracoastal waterway evening humidity, consider yourself in exclusive company. georgetown basketball got both on friday. the opener doesn't go as planned, but another chance to tip off the season tonight hosting duquesne at the horizon center. in the 1st half nate lubick to otto porter and an off balance shot but no good. hopkins is there. porter left in the 1st half with an eye injury. 2nd half off the duquesne miss markel starts with the rebound, nice left hand finish, 9 points, hoyas by three. later more starks, steal and tip this one ahead to himself, drops it for the freshman d' vauntes smith rivera for the lay-in. georgetown over duquesne 61-35. >>> ben olson d.c. united kicking off the eastern conference final game one at houston against the dynamo, 28th minute no score. nick deleon with the heed pass up the left side to leonard pajoy who tracks it down and in it goes, united out to a surprising 1-0 le
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
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FOX
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
handful, but when you're in the right environment, great things can happen. i'm very fortunate that i was with a family i was with. they showed me a lot of direction and structure. they also introduced me to sports. my dad took a lot of time teaching me how to throw football and being athletic. he played tennis, golf, you know. it gives you a chance to do something great and gives also the kid that you adopt a chance to fulfill the potential. >> and tomorrow, more than 20 adoptions will be finalized at the special ceremony. why is it a big deal, a big day for the families? >> what makes it great, these kids, they get to watch a child start their journey, you know, they end one chapter and begin with something greater and that is exciting to me to see the kids go into the wonderful families and then watch their highways blossom to who they can be. >> all right. >> and let me ask you, so you won the bronze medal in the 2012 summer olympics. >> yeah. >> what are your plans moving forward? >> i'm working on the guest -- to be a school teacher in the state of georgia. >> uh. >> and taking
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
clean up the school food environment, it's a really good start. >> reporter: the center for science in the public interest says we need more federal involvement, not less, but critics draw the line at the lunch room door. >> we don't live in a one size fits all country. i think the result is going to be a lot of wasted food. >> they eat the fries and burger and kind of toss the vegetables and fruit. >> reporter: it's the same across the country where what's healthy is trashed. so in fairfax county the menu is put to a taste test. >> nothing goes on our menu that hasn't passed a taste party. >> reporter: fairfax, too bans junk food vending during school, but a report card by cspi gave virginia a d and maryland a d plus while schools that cracked down may face a backlash, not just from kids but parents revolting. >> they feel in some ways it's unamerican that their children should be able to make the choices that they want to make. >> reporter: unamerican for schools to ban what's bad for you? they can serve up whole wheat hamburger buns and post the calorie count, but they can't make
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